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Shop: Sandy Soil

Greenhouse open by appointment only

  • Plants delivered late May through October. Dates depend on growing conditions. Pickup time is arranged when plants are ready. 

  • Orders filled in order received. Peak season (May) orders may take 4 or more weeks. Please order early for spring planting.

  • All orders subject to availability.

  • Wholesale rates available.

  • Out of Stock? We are growing more. Select the "Notify when in stock" button on the product page to receive an automatic email.

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Quart Pot

A deep 4x4.5" square pot is our standard.  Well-developed roots help the plant establish quickly.  All plants are in a quart pot unless otherwise stated.

Plug Flat

A plastic tray with 38 plants.  Single-species or pre-designed kits. Economically plant larger areas.  5" deep and spaced for optimal crown growth.

Gallon Pots

Large round pots filled with shrubs or mature plants for garden showpieces.

Plants for Sandy Soil

If you live in the UP, chances are good that you have sandy soil. No need to spend time and money amending it and trying to make it into something it's not - select the plants that are made for our UP sandy loams. This page highlights some of the best choices, but if you need more options, just type sand into the search bar at the top of the page. Some of these plants, like Common Milkweed, will even work right on the shores of the big lakes. 

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